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captions paid for by nbc-universal television hello, everybody. it is thirsty thursday, june 14th. the sun is finally coming out around here and just in time for flag day. in case you didn't know what that means, neither did we. it's when we honor the country's adoption of the stars and stripes. i still get a flutter in my heart every time i see it. honestly, i do. >> look at rockefeller center. usually they have the flags from
all the different nations from around the world. >> not today. it's flag day. >> beautiful. it's a windy day and nice to see them all stretched out. >> we have good friends visiting today. my dear friend lisa kitrich is here with her family. we've been all over the world with this beautiful family. that is casey and kylee. i love them. kwais case, wave your hand. >> i don't know if they are justin bieber fans? no. okay. >> a lot of people are and they are standing outside here at 30 rock camped out in the rain. they don't care. who cares? because it's less than 24 hours away now. he's going to be here tomorrow. >> they can feel it. >> they take shifts. people will save the spot, others will sleep in the hotel. they go back and forth.
>> remember the daddy there yesterday taking a 12-hour shift for his daughter? that's a good daddy. >> they need a little febreze out there. what do you think? >> you know who is not going to be here on the plaza tomorrow because she is very busy exposing parts of her body around the world. >> you're right. her name is madonna. >> she's at it again, that naughty madonna. >> we told you a couple of days ago how she went to turkey and flashed one of her breasts to the crowd while performing. she decided to mix it up here when she went to italy. she thought, what else can i expose? that was from turkey. >> what mood am i in today? >> well, the mood she was in was -- >> yeah. so she -- why are we fuzzing that? that's ridiculous. >> we don't have to fuzz that. >> we do underwear segments here that look like that. >> people criticize her and i have been one on occasion that has, as well. some of the antics seem too far. honest to goodness truth, i
don't know what i'd do if i had a body like that. i don't know. >> show it off. >> i've never had a body like that. i never ever ever been naked in my life. if i had a body like that, i can only imagine what i would do. you know what i'm saying? >> she does have a rocking body. >> she is 50-something. >> 53. >> when i was 23, i didn't have a body like that. i had other talents. >> i'm sure you did. speaking of those -- all right, i don't know if you know this, but apparently people are having more sex in the summertime than they do other times. >> are my friends gone? good. they're gone. >> i guess because you're scantily clad. there's alcohol, you're at parties, it's summertime. you're feeling amorous. parent that's what happened. >> you got into that. i believed you. there is a survey which found
that 52% of females and 58% of mails like to have -- >> sex, you can say it. >> in public places where they could be seen by other people. >> so the question is, first of all, have you ever done that? had sex outside? okay. >> have you? >> is a tent outside? >> no. >> the answer is no. have you? i mean outside outside. >> yes. that's going to come as a huge surprise to my mother, however, it was with my husband. >> outside outside? >> outside our house at the hamptons. however, we were darn sure nobody could see. these days with satellites in the sky, i don't even go in a bathing suit to my own pool. >> google earth is snapping pictures of people's homes. you see people mowing the lawn. why not? >> exactly. >> i think it's a beautiful thing. i would hate to have somebody else see it. the angles aren't just what you would wish, you know what i'm
saying? >> it's really unattractive from far away. >> really, when you think about it. >> it's not pretty. here is the thing. >> some people do things like that because it's edgy. there is a thrill thinking someone might see me. that ups the ante. >> i think that's when i would end it all. end it all if they came up with pictures of that, just boom. >> you know, that would have to be the end. that is awful. >> you want to get rid of me for good? find naked pictures of me. that's it. i'm out of here. so good news for matthew mcconaughey and his new-wife camilla avles. they have been together a long time and have a couple of children. >> then they had a traditional catholic wedding. which i love, been together for so and so years, two children.
but they had a beautiful traditional catholic wedding in the backyard. i think those two things are a little incongruous. . >> yes, that's right. he's got that new movie out. >> "magic mike." i guess it's based on channing tatum or tatum channing? very handsome kid who did make a living that way as a male stripper. straight guy, male stripper. it happens, hoda. i know it's upsetting to you, but it happens. maybe even at the wedding of matthew mcconaughey. >> those are pretty pictures. they are a gorgeous couple. there is something very sexy about him. >> i have a friend who is so insane about him that she is literally livid that he got married. this is -- you know just -- >> he just seems all boy. like a lot of guys seem so manscaped. >> bad boy. >> all right. >> as a friend of ours once said, just the right amount of dirt on him.
>> and we know who that friend is. >> okay, we're going to try something. >> i'm in a weird mood today. maybe because it's hot. >> we'll cool you off. >> you can't try it, but i have to. >> this is a huge announcement by burger king. a half hour ago it looked better. this was a sundae. it's a burger king sundae. >> and this is a piece of bacon in it. >> it's an iced bacon sundae. vanilla soft serve ice cream, fudge, caramel, bacon crumbles, and a piece of bacon. it has 510 calories. >> per bite. >> 18 grams of fat, 61 grams of sugar. >> after that i'm supposed to take a bite of this? >> just a little bit. >> we did this last week when we introduced something i thought was going to be sweet. we introduced a bacon element. i didn't like it. >> it's like the salty/sweet combo. >> the ice cream's good. >> you've got to get involved. >> you're one to say.
>> i can't get in there. how does it taste? you like it. >> surprisingly delicious. >> is it? >> but banned in new york city. no, not yet. oh, no, it's not my favorite thing. i love bacon, but not with something sweet, no. >> can we have music to lighten up the mood? >> is it by hoda? >> yes, it is. but it's country music. let's throw it back so i can see the name of the song. this is by a country music star named luke ryan. >> you love him. >> i was sitting in the car and a song came on. it had a little -- >> a beat. >> not a beat. they have a line they say over and over. >> a hook. >> a hook. >> i'm going to give you a hook in a minute if you don't start the darn thing. >> it's called "drunk on you" by luke brian. >> get to the hook. >> you have to get a little --
♪ let's slip out there it's a little bit darker ♪ take it off out in the water ♪ ♪ girl you make my speakers go boom boom ♪ ♪ dancing on the tailgate in the full moon ♪ ♪ the kind of thing that makes a man go um um♪ ♪ you're looking so good in what's left of those blue jeans ♪ ♪ i'm never going to find ♪ i'm a little drunk on you ♪ and high on summertime >> i see the appeal on a very basic sort of way. ♪ make my speakers go boom boom ♪ >> any song with the words "boom boom" in it and hoda's there. no, i get the appeal. i do. i boom boomed myself on occasion. our good friend chuck nice
is outside. >> but i'm not sure i get this. it's father's day coming up sunday. we all want our daddies to be healthy. we want our dads to get tested. >> for prostate. >> but why do they have chuck nice out there? >> the reason chuck nice is here is because i have a prostate and i love it. i love my prostate. >> i hear it's really cute. >> it's a very cute prostate. hoda and kathie lee, 28,000 men will needlessly pass away due to prostate cancer. all they have to do is get tested. and zerocancer.org takes this rv around the country and offers free prostate tests to men no matter who you are. you can come into this and get tested. in addition to that, they have partnered with workingstiffs.com, and they, along with niemans and
nordstrom's, will give 5% of their profits back to zero cancer.org. we'll be at 18th and park avenue rothman's clothing store giving out gift bags and free prostate tests. please come down, give your father the gift of life this year. >> i was going to say, sounds like fun. >> look at the glove. >> love your prostate! love my prostate. >> who is on camera? >> jimmy. >> of course it's jimmy. >> that is funny. okay or not okay? >> is it okay to destroy objects for art's sake? you remember that clint eastwood's daughter burned a $100,000 berken bag. kathie lee says, personally, i would prefer the construction business. >> i think i said i prefer construction building something as opposed to destroy. hoda says, yes, it's okay if you own it, you can do what you
like with it. get ready for the backlash. you win this week. coming up next, we have with us -- do you know who's in the house? >> no. i'm afraid to look. >> listen to the song. ♪ ice ice baby >> vanilla ice. he's a sweetheart. >> his real name is rob van winkle. [ female announcer ] gross -- i'll tell you what's really gross: used dishcloths. they can have a history that they drag around with them. for a cleaner way to clean try bounty extra soft. in this lab demo, one sheet of bounty extra soft leaves this surface 3 times cleaner than a dishcloth. it's super durable too. it's the cleaner way to clean. bring it with bounty extra soft. in the pink pack. and try bounty napkins. add some flavor to your morning routine. build your better breakfast. give it an avocado kick. [ male announcer ] kick up your morning.
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bluetooth on your ear. that is not what that is. >> i'm spying on you guys. this is a bluetooth but it's also a camera. you can record up to ten hours. >> look what's happening. >> zooming in on you guys. >> watch it. i'm no madonna. >> look where he's looking. >> you can be. it is summertime. >> wow, mr. movie star. we should talk about that. people know you for, obviously, that song "ice ice baby," but a lot has happened since then. >> a lot. adam sandler. i'm in the new movie "that's my boy." funniest movie ever made. >> were you pals and that's how that came to be? >> no. he watches "the vanilla ice project" actually his wife, and suggested getting me into the movie. here we are. i flew into l.a., met him at happy madison there we hit it off and we talk all the time. >> you're not coming on as vanilla ice. >> yes. it's a full role throughout the movie.
i did "cool as ice" back in the day, i did "teenage secret ninja turtles secret of the ooze." this is a great big thing. >> i'm really happy for you. oftentimes we know someone isolated in one field, obviously tastes change, times ebb and flow. did you reinvent yourself or are you evolving as you? >> i never plan anything. my motto is yesterday's history, tomorrow's a mystery. take life day by day and enjoy the ride. >> that's healthier. >> believe in karma. show me your friends, i'll show you who you are. >> tell us about your diy show. >> just signed for season three. i love state-of-the-art home technology. in season two we built a lazy river in the backyard. it takes you through a vast landscape with your pina colada. >> the one for celine dion? >> better. we put in an elevator, a screen
gaming room with vibrating thunder seats. the elevator is like at your bank teller. shoots you right up. >> did you ever finish that 50,000 square house in palm beach? >> yes. finished that, sold that. now we are moving on to season three. >> see? you're smart, rob van winkle. >> well, my mom always said act smarter than you are. hi, mom. >> you did some acting in this movie. did you take acting classes? >> no. i had adam. he's great. he knows how to bring the best out of you. it was a great time on and off camera. he was just hilarious all the time. great to be around. not a demanding thing. very easy to get along with. super nice guy, down to earth. family guy like myself. >> sure would have been nice to see a clip with you actually in it instead of the one we showed with andy samberg. >> get in where you fit in.
get a ticket to it. it >> people say vanilla ice, we played the "ice ice baby" song. do you say please, i'm so past that and beyond that. >> oh, heck no. i love it. that song never gets old to me. it's timeless. show me a smile and i'll show you one back. it's a smile, good times. you remember you were doing the running man or shaved the eyebrow or cross-colors? >> you're a modern day renaissance man, aren't you, rob van winkle. >> good luck with everything. >> you are the best. >> thanks, honey. thank you. vanilla ice project returns to diy in 2013 and "that's my boy" in theaters tomorrow. up next, sara caps off graduation season. the spectacular results of today's ambush makeovers. our cells plays a key roleof throughout our entire lives. ♪
we are back with webtastic and our very own sara haines digs up the next video you want to forward to all your friends. >> this week it's about a school graduation with more than the usual pomp and circumstance. >> kids at eastwood high in el paso, texas, surprised friends and family with a special graduation flash mob. check it out. i love this. >> it was choreographed by a fellow senior. they decided -- they got all the teachers to agree it was okay. they wanted to thank the family. there's a point where it says right here -- >> here's our part. >> they ended up choreographing the whole thing.
one of the seniors did. do you remember in high school? you could never get your class to do anything. >> i can't believe they got all the moves down. >> one of the moms joked, let's see who remembers it for the first reunion. >> that's very cute. still ahead, what to know before you go on your summer family vacation. >> out with the old, in with the new. today's ambush makeovers. >> sipping your way through the summer with fun and funky cocktails. and family-friendly recipes. for father's day. it
>> here is our resident makeover team, contributor and stylist to the stars, luis lacardi and jill martin. >> we didn't have to look for the ladies. they were looking for us today. >> isn't that the way it works with you two? >> we're very lucky. >> let's begin with jen lewis. it 56 years old from wilmington, north carolina. she bought her first-ever blow dryer last year. and only used it once. she begged us to unlock all her potential. let's listen to her story. >> we noticed this weak sign in the crowd. you told me you woke up at 5:30 a.m. the first time ever for this. >> i bought this on the street to make it. i never get up at 5:30. >> why is it so important to you? >> i watch it every week and i love the show. i just thought, i've got six
hairs and i can't do anything with it and these baggy eyes and thought y'all could save me. >> you're beautiful already. what do you think? >> i think she's lovely. >> good answer. are you ready to go? >> yes, ma'am. >> how cute. >> jenn is here with her adorable husband tom. if you wouldn't mind keeping the blindfold on till i give you the green light. here is jenn lewis before. let's see the new you. ♪ i'm every woman >> wow, wow, wow! >> wow! >> are you ready, tom? take off your blindfold, honey. >> oh, that's incredible. >> jenn, you ready? it's a big change. step in front of the mirror here. >> oh, my god! red. >> you're a red-hot mama. >> you look adorable. stand right here. tell us about that. camera 12. you look hot. >> number one, this is a great color.
look how the hair color brought out the eye color. >> her eyes are crazy blue. >> they pop out of her head. great color of hair color and natural make-up. then of course we had hitomi give her this great haircut. her hair is thin so we brought it up. >> it makes it look so much fuller. >> it gets movement. again, you know what? that blow dryer, you can put it back away. you can wear it natural, soft. >> what do you think, sweetie? >> she looks wonderful. >> he's a man of few words. >> that dress is great on her. >> adrianna. it's all about color blocking. mixing a little turquoise. >> i love it. >> you can join your husband. careful walking over there. >> our second lady is 53 from davenport, iowa.
her nim name is betsy. she never colored her hair before and never spends more than $6 for a haircut. try that in new york. she was thrilled when we approached her on the plaza. let's listen to her story. >> you just said to me, i have to take this purse off. then you said i guess it adds to the geekiness. >> absolutely. i look like a tourist. >> we're going to make you look new york city hot. you want this for your partner. tell me why. >> absolutely. she is a very hard worker and she deserves this. >> oh. all right. you ready to be pampered for three hours? >> absolutely. i'm excited. >> that was her partner gina. >> gina has her blindfold on. never looked lovlier. >> let's bring out betsy. wow! >> all right, ready for a gander?
take a gander. >> oh, my goodness. >> your turn, betsy. turn around and look. >> oh, gosh. it's beautiful. i love it. >> the big kick here, if you noticed before, she has beautiful hair. it emphasized her forehead. so we gave her these bangs and it diminished the height of the forehead. >> it's incredible. >> all we had to do was cut layers into her hair. it has natural body. this is another wash and wear. you look gorgeous. >> thank you so much. >> gina, what do you think? >> who is that lady? it's great. >> she actually told me what she was wearing. she saw things on the rack. this is a great leather jacket from andrew mark, great jeans, not your mother's jeans and they fit her perfectly.
>> let's bring jenn out here. jill, thank you so much. >> thank you so much. up next, some things you need to know before you make your summer travel plans with your family. how long is this one going to last? forty-five minutes? an hour? well... listen. 5-hour energy lasts a whole lot of hours. take one in the afternoon, and you'll feel alert and energized 'til the cows come home. it's packed with b-vitamins and nutrients to make it last. so what's it going to be, partner? 5-hour energy. wise choice. 5-hour energy. hours and hours of energy.
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we are kicking off a special edition of today's travel called "know before you go." how to prepare for your trip. >> whether your destination requires airplanes or automobiles, travel and leisure's digital projects editor has tricks and tips you need to know before you go. she's back. nice to see you. >> how are you? we're going to talk about planes and cars, as we go, but are there general tips to start us off? >> the great thing to know, you're going to want to book in advance. airlines for america is anticipating 2.24 million people are going to be in the skies every day through august. you'll want to book at least six weeks in advance and consider
flying early in the morning when roads and airports are less busy. also, a great day to travel is saturday morning. airports are quiet then as well as tuesday and wednesday when you can usually get cheaper fares. >> later in the day, the better chance the plane coming from someplace else has been bogged down. >> i have a quick trip next wednesday i was going to book it three, four weeks ago and i forgot and booked it yesterday. it's so much more expensive now. >> imagine you procrastinating. that never of happens. >> so rude. if you want to take your whole family through the airport, what are some tips there? >> some airlines, including united just announced they are no longer preboarding kids. >> that surprises us. >> you want to know what's available at your airport in regard to kid-friendly amenities. search your airport's web site and ifly.com and gatecrew.com and consider access to a lounge. many lounges will offer you
day-of access. pay about $50 at the door or if you book online you can save. us airways only charges $29 when you book in advance and you have complimentary snacks for the kids and cocktails for the adults. >> and a place for kids to run around. >> what is the latest you can book a ticket and get a decent deal. >> there are last-minute deals. follow airfare watchdog and smarter travel.com. just yesterday i saw a rate round trip for $180 from chicago to atlanta. that is a great deal and you can travel before july 4th. >> are there new rules the tsa has for traveling with families with strollers. >> kids under 12 no longer have to take off their shoes. you can also bring more baby milk and formula, over 3.4 ounces on long flights. there is flexibility there. >> that was ridiculous. >> you see video of kids standing there getting frisked. >> there is more flexibility. another great tip is every ticketed passenger allows one personal item and one carry-on, even your 3-year-old can have two items.
check your stroller at the gate so that doesn't count. >> you get it right when you get off the plane. >> folks traveling in the car planning ahead is also an important thing. >> have stops every 1 1/2 hours. gas buddy.com will show where gas prices are less expensive. >> kids have so much in the cars these days. when i think all we had was counting cows. it's unbelievable. >> no way to get bored. >> what are you doing here? >> you want to make sure they have all sorts of things to play with. keep them involved. >> thank you. >> thank you, miss perfect. >> yes, you are. she kind of gets on our nerves. >> good to see you, sweetie. tomorrow, tips on booking your hotels. up next, classic cocktails.
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we don't need an excuse around here, but summertime is the perfect excuse for having a cocktail party. what's better than a refreshing drink can cool you down. >> mrs. lillian cocktail swatchbook's author is here with a few of her favorites for the summer. >> the book is so fun. >> so cute. >> when you're painting your house and you get a color scheme, she's got cocktail scheme. i knew before we met you we would love you. >> love is the word here. coming up with all these drinks and just fun stuff. >> must have been hard work. >> everyone was saying, i feel so bad for you, but there's a lot involved. >> what are we making first? >> this is called a starlight bowl. it's a punch bowl. you'll be fascinated to know
punch bowls are coming back. it's a great reason to bring out grammy's old sparkling punch bowl. >> although grammy is long gone. >> something from yesteryear. who wouldn't love a big glittering bowl of booze? >> what's the glitter? >> these are edible glitter. >> don't flinch with what's about to happen. keep talking about the booze bowl. >> no problem. yes, this is the starlight bowl and it's great for morning, noon or night. it's like that fancy, blingy party drink. >> wow! that's got a kick there. >> it's linoncelo, star fruit. >> we love this watermelon thing. >> this is a blended drink called the watermelon swash. blended watermelon. you can skewer a few
watermelons to get the full effect. i'm not going to do it but you can do it. >> because you're lazy. >> this one is a tequila-based cocktail blended with basil and watermelon, tequila, lime juice and it's awesome. this is going to be your cocktail for your patio party. >> basil, who would have thought. >> people are putting basil into everything. >> it's amazing, isn't it? >> my whole thing with morning cocktails, i feel like you can have a cocktail party anytime. don't shy away from a brunch cocktail party. >> unless you're driving someplace. giving a speech or something. >> mimosas to me are super cliche. this is a morning martini. it's actually made with orange marmalade, gin. it's healthy. there's your vitamin c, okay? kick for the morning, get you going.
now a happy father's day family-friendly feast. pressure is on for mom and kids to create an unforgettable meal for dad. >> here is a dish the kids can help you make. here is our culinary expert known as the iron palate. she brought along her two sous chefs. nice to see you all! >> hi, everybody. happy father's day. >> i love how healthy this meal is about to be. >> we want to keep dads around a little bit longer, right? >> yes. we want them heart healthy and prostate clean. >> very heart healthy.
this entire meal is that way. we are starting with chicken instead of the regular steak, and garlic which is anti-viral, as you know. >> of course. >> paprika, a very, very good spice. it has eight times the vitamin c of a tomato. >> you're kidding me. >> i'm not kidding. tomato, tomato, cilantro. you know what's amazing about cilant cilantro? besides the flavor, it's good for your digestive system and anti-salmonella, anti-age, eat it morning, noon and night. >> slap it on your face. >> then you smush all this stuff up together. and what's more fun than eating food on a stick, right? >> right! >> you take this nice marinade and put extra virgin olive oil. >> how long do you marinate that? >> five minutes to the day before. it doesn't matter. >> let's move to the kiddos, shall we? >> stick it on the grill.
it will look like this. look what jean bap teest is doing. what are you dog? >> zucchini. i'm flipping it. >> would you eat this, honestly? >> honestly? yes. >> excellent. >> how long do you cook it for? >> why do you like it? >> i like it because of the tender and the mints. >> mints? where are the mints? >> oh, nobody told me. >> then you grill vegetables and they taste that much better. he won't eat a regular zucchini, but he'll eat a grilled. >> what's going on down here with isabel? what are you doing? >> i'm shredding a carrot. for a carrot salad. >> show hoda how to do it because she doesn't know. >> that's rude! i know how to cook. >> i want put orange juice in there. we're making an amazing dressing. this is moroccan carrot salad
with orange juice, vitamin c, cumin, also fights diabetes. put the cumin inside like this. that gives it amazing flavor. >> what else do you put on this? >> we're going to put the cilantro. >> you love cilantro. >> we do. it's so healthy. >> you want mint? >> i need the extra virgin olive oil. thank you so much. then bubala, bubala, bubala. >> then i toss it. >> he wants to be on "iron chef." >> i love to cook. >> i can see that, although you're not doing much. >> here you go, kath. we're going to give this a go and say good-bye. >> tomorrow we have a performance by nine-time winning grammy singer/songwriter, norah jones will be with us. and we'll talk to stay-at-home dads and hear from them. >> and answers toll